Maritime Safety

Officers and men of the Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy s at the launch of  operation “chase thief ” in Niger Delta creeks last week

November 19, 2018 - 01:20:21 am

 The Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy said it has  commenced “Ani-Oforifori’’ exercise in Niger Delta creeks to rid the...

November 19, 2018 - 01:17:09 am

 Some commuters travelling through the Eagle Island/Mgbuodohia water route in Port Harcourt have raised alarm over the absence of...

November 19, 2018 - 01:14:59 am

 An LNG tanker was chased and fired upon by nine pirates in a speed boat on November 6, around 30 nautical miles southwest of...

November 19, 2018 - 01:13:29 am

The fight against piracy on the East Coast of Africa is being won, the South African Maritime Safety Authority’s acting chief...

November 19, 2018 - 01:10:56 am

The industry is anxious about ships potentially being penalised if, despite their best efforts, ships are unable to be fully...

November 12, 2018 - 06:55:49 am

More than a quarter of seafarers seeking crisis response are affected by piracy, according to data provided by Sailors’ Society....

November 12, 2018 - 06:53:44 am

Four crew members of an unnamed Singapore-flagged tug/supply vessel were kidnapped on October 29, some 60 nautical miles south of...

The four suspects that were arrested by the Navy in Calabar for rice smuggling  

November 12, 2018 - 06:51:33 am

The Nigerian Navy has arrested four suspects in connection with the smuggling of several bags of rice into Calabar from Cameroon...

November 12, 2018 - 06:50:26 am

Three persons were confirmed dead as a boat carrying 20 passengers capsized between Liverpool and Coconut Under Bridge in Lagos....

November 12, 2018 - 06:47:59 am

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday offered special prayer for the repose of the souls of victims of the canoe mishap...

 An illegal bunkering site in Bille coastal community, Port Harcourt in Rivers State 

November 05, 2018 - 03:56:34 am

The Nigerian Navy has denied the latest allegations that some of its personnel collected huge sums of bribes from illegal...

November 05, 2018 - 03:05:11 am

A small cargo vessel was on a coastal passage and proceeding at full sea speed. At midnight, the Master, one of the two...

November 05, 2018 - 02:54:42 am

The first nine months of 2018 has seen the number of pirate attacks on merchant vessels around the world rise from 121 to 156,...

November 05, 2018 - 02:53:12 am

More than a quarter of seafarers seeking crisis response are affected by piracy, according to data provided by Sailors’ Society....

November 05, 2018 - 02:46:35 am

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted an action plan which aims to enhance existing regulations and introduce...

The ill-fated Swiss-registered bulk carrier; MV Glarus aboard which12 crew were kidnapped in September  

October 29, 2018 - 02:24:35 am

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into the case of a Swiss-registered ship hijacked off the coast of Nigeria in September...

October 29, 2018 - 02:21:44 am

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged players in...

October 29, 2018 - 02:20:27 am

The Special Adviser to Benue Governor on Religious Affairs and Civil Society, Rev. Jacob Aernyi, has sympathised with the...

October 29, 2018 - 02:17:47 am

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published a new set of toolkits for shippers and ports, to assess ways of...

October 29, 2018 - 02:16:17 am

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) will today decide whether to ban the carriage of high-sulphur fuels, The Loadstar...

October 22, 2018 - 02:22:47 am

Asia’s piracy watchdog; ReCAAP has reported that a total of 64 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported...

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (7th left), the Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral, Obed Habila Ngalabak, (8th left) and other top Management of NPA after a courtesy call to the Authority in the NPA Corporate Headquarters, Marina, Lagos, on Friday.

October 22, 2018 - 01:26:57 am

The Federal Government has raised alarm that the Nigerian maritime industry has come under siege from criminal elements who...

October 22, 2018 - 01:23:52 am

The management of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has reassured Nigerians of its resolve to ensure safe and...

October 22, 2018 - 01:18:32 am

The second wave of scrubber ordering has seen over 1,000 scrubber projects confirmed over the past six months, according to the...

October 22, 2018 - 01:16:39 am

There will be no shortage of jobs for seafarers, especially officers, in the next two decades, as a result of the introduction of...

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